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Re: [fab] Succession Planning



> > > AFAIK Max's position is not an elected one; it's a paid position
> > > inside Red Hat and not subject to election.  We can't really elect
> > > someone for Red Hat to put on salary, but we need that position at
> > > the top of the Board to help drive action in the company when
> > > needed.  I thought I had written that in the plan, but I see now
> > > that revision was lost in all my rearranging. I'll get it back in.  
> > > This would better be discussed after Max returns from vacation, so
> > > hold that thought until then.
> > 
> > Right. So then do we need a elected lead?
> 
> I don't think so; that's Max's job.  Otherwise it's just adding another
> level of middle management.  But hey, I could be wrong.

We need to be clear and transparent on this point: Max is the appointed 
lead of the Fedora Project, period -- with veto power, period.

Ubuntu has their SABDFL -- self-appointed benevolent dictator for life.  
We have our MABDUF -- Matthew-appointed benevolent dictator until fired.

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